Bingol Governor Kadir Akinci said, “There is no damage to concrete buildings, only stone buildings, and our Ministry of Environment and Urbanization is doing an assessment of the damage in the area, and the number is not very high so far.”
Governor Kadir Akinci also visited the shopkeepers in the district center and wished them success after receiving information about earthquake-related activities at the meeting held in Kigali Prefecture.
Governor Akinci said there were no casualties or damage to a house in the quake after the visit.
Expressing the continuation of damage assessment studies in the earthquake zone, Akinci reminded that Bingol is one of the provinces in the earthquake zone.
Akinci emphasized that it is necessary to prepare for an earthquake every second: “There is no damage to concrete buildings, only stone buildings are damaged.
Our Ministry of Environment and Urbanization is conducting studies to assess the damage in the area, the number is not very high but we do not want to reveal the exact number before.
It was officially determined, but the important thing is that the loss of life in such earthquakes “This is what makes us happy. We must prepare our next workshop with our municipality and governorate to face earthquakes, so our efforts are in this direction.”
Akinci said: “Earthquake experience is available in both Bingol and Kigi, we send tents to our needy citizens who cannot enter their homes due to fear.
We have set up nearly 60 tents so far, we are mobilizing all means for our state for all our citizens in need.”
Fatma Balci, 70, who lives in Eskişehir and whose house was damaged, also spoke about the earthquake while crying.
Expressing his great fear at the time of the earthquake, Balci indicated that his house was damaged in the earthquake, but the business crews continue to work in the area.